Safety

Accidents

Woman impaled by rogue beach umbrella at Seaside Heights

Beach umbrella

Prevention

Drexel conference focuses on how to keep EMTs safe from violence

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Parenting

Parents regularly use their phones while driving their children, study shows

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Sponsored

Three ways your cell phone can negatively impact your health

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Children's Health

Report: 37 children die unattended in hot cars every year

Children in cars

Travel

When to see the doctor when you're traveling, and when to suck it up

Carroll - American Airlines airplane

Safety

Invasive plant found in Pennsylvania could cause blistering, blindness

Giant Hogweed

Survival Guide

Survival guide: Here's what to do when disaster strikes

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Accidents

Avid cyclist, food courier fatally struck by SUV on Spring Garden Street

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Opinion

Drivers who speed past school buses as kids disembark are the worst

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Transportation

Next winter, you could be fined for not cleaning snow off car in Pennsylvania

Carroll- Vehicles on I-76 in snowy weather

Health

Investigation: Is the 'five-second rule' legitimate?

Five second rule

Vision Zero

New truck safety enhancements could mean fewer pedestrian, cyclist deaths

trash compactor safety enhancements

Infrastructure

Emergency repairs underway for Ben Franklin Bridge as further inspection continues

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Schools

After Florida shooting, Pennsylvania to form school safety task force

Pennsylvania state capitol building

NJ Transit

St. Patrick's Day celebrators, take note: no drinking on the NJ Transit this weekend

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Schools

Threat closes South Jersey school district on day of student walkouts

Clearview Regional School District

Schools

Auditor general to step up safety and security reviews at Pennsylvania schools

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Weather

Not cleaning the snow off your car is illegal in Pennsylvania

Carroll - Snow in Philadelphia

Schools

Cherry Hill East principal changes tune on student protests

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Sponsored

Seven tips to avoid food-borne illnesses

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Bike Lanes

City Council bill: Speed bump for protected bike lanes in Philly?

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Amtrak

Area officials raise concern over Trump's proposed Amtrak budget cuts

amtrak NC collision

Sponsored

Prevent food poisoning with these five food safety guidelines

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Transportation

Study puts a number on bicyclists' road compliance

Carroll - Cycling in Center City

Pets

Winter tips for pet owners

Winter tips for pet owners

Politics

State rep wants to block Philly's 'absurd' bulletproof glass legislation

Business

Bill would force Philly's 'stop-and-go' stores to remove bulletproof glass

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Hospitals

Here's how Philly hospitals grade out in survey on patient safety

Jefferson Hospital

Opinion

Dear parents, marijuana edibles shouldn't be your biggest Halloween fear

Government

Philly residents don't like the Streets Department, but are good with city trash collection

Carroll - Garbage Truck in Center City Alley

Police

Philadelphia police will be outfitted with body cameras, safer squad cars

Sponsored

6 common foods that can make you really sick if they’re not refrigerated

Apple Pie on Counter

Sponsored

How to keep kids safe from lead poisoning

Solar Eclipse

Pennsylvania optometrist on solar eclipse: 'It's not worth it'

Sponsored

This is what you need to know about sunscreen this summer

Weather

National Weather Service blankets region with excessive heat warning; city implements 'special measures'

Prevention

The tragedy of dry and secondary drowning

Pets

Four ways to protect your pets this Fourth of July

Rankings

Philadelphia earns abysmal ranking on Allstate's 'Best Drivers Report'

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Sponsored

Five tips for healthier grilling and barbecuing this summer

Food Being Cooked on Grill

Children's Health

Philadelphia releases final report on prevention of childhood lead exposure

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Courts

Man gets $2 million after cutting off middle finger with saw in South Philly

SEPTA

SEPTA tells public 'respect the train' by not trespassing

Stock_Carroll - SEPTA Market Frankford Train

Drugs

Pa. residents urged to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Legislation

Bill introduced to allow Pa. teachers to carry guns; Wolf promises veto